This grant program provides awards ranging between $100,000 and $750,000 for a 12- to 36-month project period to states, units of local governments, federally recognized Indian tribal governments, and state-county authorized mental health authorities.
There are three grant categories:
- Category 1: Collaborative County Approaches to Reducing the Prevalence of Individuals with Serious Mental Illnesses in Jails
- Category 2: Strategic Planning for Law Enforcement and Mental Health Collaboration
- Category 3: Implementation and Expansion
The FY 2018 Justice and Mental Health Collaboration program solicitation is available at: www.bja.gov/funding/JMHCP18.pdf